I had heard about this unique food from my Brother-in-law who was living and working in Yopal. Being the curious soul that I am, I wanted to try some, but there just wasn’t any available in Boyacá.
Imagine my surprise when walking down the Calle 53 (Artesanías Market) in Bogotá, I saw a sign advertising CHIGÜIRO ASADO. My husband, knowing how I love to try new things, asked the chef running the Bar-be-que if I could have a taste. He happily gave me one – for free! It tastes a bit like pork. I also tried Ternera a la Llanera or Mamona (Veal). They were both delicious. We purchased a double portion of meat and made sure the boys both tried it....and even the picky eater liked it. It is definitely an adventure that is worth a try while in the Llano or in Bogotá.
* Photo by OLD SKOOL Cora